Open Data for Everyone!

Whether you have some knowledge of open data, work in a related field or are completely new to this domain, this introductory one-day interactive course will provide you with a foundation of Open Data principles and landscape and will enable you to explore the benefits and uses of Open Data.

During this course, you will learn what open data is, where it stands in the Data Spectrum and what are its benefits and potential opportunities. You will also practice how to discover and use Open Data as per its license and certificates.

The course is conducted by trainers registered by the Open Data Institute (ODI), UK. “ODI Registered Trainer” is a quality mark for trainers who have been assessed by the ODI of UK to train others on Open Data. Read More

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Define Open Data
  • List the  main principles that makes data open
  •  Explain difference between Closed, Shared & Open Data
  •  Describe the benefits of working with Open Data
  • Identify what makes a good dataset
  • Explain open data licenses

Who can attend this course:

This is a general introductory course for almost EVERYONE; decision makers, managers, analysts, researchers, policy advisors, strategists, application developers, data owners and data publishers.


No previous experience of data is required. If you know ONLY how to use computer, spread sheets and the web, you’re in!!

What People said About the Course

The course Idea was very insightful and the whole course experience was amazing. The discussions were productive and the trainers were knowledgeable and responsive.” Ahmed Hussein Aldweek, SWEVEN

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